Social Stratification Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective

ISBN-10: 0813343739

ISBN-13: 9780813343730

Edition: 3rd 2008

Authors: David B. Grusky

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List price: $85.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 1/8/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1104
Size: 9.90" wide x 1.50" long x 2.30" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

Gloom, Doom, and Inequality
Forms and Sources of Inequality
The Functions of Inequality
Some Principles of Stratification
New Light on Old Issues: The Relevance of "Really Existing Socialist Societies" for Stratification Theory
The Dysfunctions of Inequality
Some Principles of Stratification: A Critical Analysis
Inequality by Design
Inequality, Too Much of a Good Thing
Why Is Income Inequality Increasing?
Inequality in Earnings: Trends and Implications
The Evolution of Top Incomes: A Historical and International Perspective
The Structure of Contemporary Inequality
Theories of Class
Marx and Post-Marxists
Alienation and Social Classes
Classes in Capitalism and Pre-Capitalism
Ideology and Class
Class and Class Conflict in Industrial Society
A General Framework for the Analysis of Class Structure
Class Conflict in the Capitalist World Economy
Weber and Post-Weberians
Class, Status, Party
Status Groups and Classes
Open and Closed Relationships
The Class Structure of the Advanced Societies
Marxism and Class Theory: A Bourgeois Critique
Durkheim and Post-Durkheimians
The Division of Labor in Society
Are There Big Social Classes?
Occupational Closure and Earnings Inequality
Gradational Status Groupings
Classic Statements
Measuring the Status of Occupations
Occupational Prestige in Comparative Perspective
Occupational Grading and Occupational Prestige
Prestige or Socioeconomic Scales in the Study of Occupational Achievement?
Are Socioeconomic Scales Obsolete?
The Measurement of Occupational Status
Socioeconomic Indexes for Occupations: A Review, Update, and Critique
The New Gradationalism?
Foundations of a Rent-Based Class Analysis
From Income Inequality to Economic Inequality
Is the Labor Market Becoming More or Less Gradational?
Inequality at the Extremes
The Ruling Class, Elites, and the Upper Statements
The Ruling Class
The Power Elite
Elites and Power
Contemporary Statements
Who Rules America? Power and Politics
The Future of Intellectuals and the Rise of the New Class
Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There
Post-Communist Managerialism
Poverty and the Underclass
The Experience of Poverty
Nickel-and-Dimed: On (not) Getting by in America
How Much Poverty is There?
Poverty, Work, and Policy: The United States in Comparative Perspective
The Sources of Poverty and the Underclass
Jobless Poverty: A New Form of Social Dislocation in the Inner-City Ghetto
American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass
Neighborhoods, Poverty, and Children's Well-Being
Durable Inequality: Spatial Dynamics, Social Processes, and the Persistence of Poverty in Chicago Neighborhoods
Poverty and Social Policy
Incarceration, Unemployment, and Inequality
Does Changing Neighborhoods Change Lives? The Chicago Gautreaux Housing Program
How Welfare Policies Affect Child and Adolescent Achievement
Flat Broke with Children: Women in the Age of Welfare Reform
Generating Inequality
Social Mobility
Class Mobility
Sponsored and Contest Mobility and the School System
A Refined Model of Occupational Mobility
Trends in Class Mobility: The Post-War European Experience
Social Mobility in Europe
Income Mobility
Intergenerational Income Mobility
Status and Income Attainment
Basic Models
The Process of Stratification
Inequality: A Reassessment of the Effect of Family and Schooling in America
Family Background and Income in Adulthood, 1961-1999
Social Psychological Models
The Educational and Early Occupational Attainment Process
Ain't No Makin' It: Leveled Aspirations in a Low-Income Neighborhood
A New Social Psychological Model of Educational Attainment
Labor Markets
The Dual Labor Market: Theory and Implications
An Outline of a Theory of the Matching of Persons to Jobs
Nonstandard Employment Relations and Labour Market Inequality: Cross-national Patterns
Social Capital, Networks, and Attainment
The Strength of Weak Ties
Social Networks and Status Attainment
Structural Holes
Networks, Race, and Hiring
Sibling Models
What Do Low (or High) Sibling Correlations Tell Us About Social Ascription?
Rational Action Approaches
Explaining Educational Differentials: Towards a Formal Rational Action Theory
Race and Ethnicity
Constructing Racial Categories
Racial Identities in 2000: The Response to the Multiple-Race Response Option
Modes of Incorporation
Classic Modes
A Theory of Ethnic Antagonism: The Split Labor Market
The Immigrant Enclave: Theory and Empirical Examples
New Modes
The New Second Generation: Segmented Assimilation and Its Variants
Black Identities: West Indian Immigrant Dreams and American Realities
Are Emily and Greg More Employable Than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination
Stereotype Threat and African-American Student Achievement
Marked: Race, Crime, and Finding Work in an Era of Mass Incarceration
Are Racial and Ethnic Distinctions Declining in Significance?
The Declining Significance of Race: Blades and Changing American Institutions
The Continuing Significance of Race: Antiblack Discrimination in Public Places
Black Wealth/White Wealth: A New Perspective on Racial Inequality
There Goes the Neighborhood: Race, Ethnic, and Class Tensions in Four Chicago Neighborhoods and Their Meaning in America
Gender Inequality
Labor Force Participation
The Time Bind: When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes Work
The Opt-Out Revolution
Is the Opt-Out Hypothesis Convincing?
Orchestrating Impartiality: The Impact of "Blind" Auditions on Female Musicians
Getting a Job: Is There a Motherhood Penalty?
Rethinking Employment Discrimination and Its Remedies
Discrimination: Conscious or Nonconscious?
Sex Segregation
The Structure and Process of Sex Segregation
Revolving Doors: Sex Segregation and Women's Careers
Labor Markets as Queues: A Structural Approach to Changing Occupational Sex Composition
Four Gloomy Futures for Sex Segregation
Gender Gap In Wages
The Within-Job Gender Wage Gap
Devaluation and the Pay of Comparable Male and Female Occupations
Why Do Female Occupations Pay Less?
The Gender Pay Gap: Have Women Gone as Far as They Can?
The Consequences of Inequality
The Theory of the Leisure Class
Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste
Job Complexity and Adult Personality
Health, Income, and Inequality
The Social Stratification of Theatre, Dance, and Cinema Attendance
Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life
The Digital Reproduction of Inequality
The Realignment of U.S. Presidential Voting, 1948-2004
The Future of Inequality
Theories of Industrialism and Modernity
Industrialism and Industrial Man
Theories of Post-industrialism, Post-socialism, and Post-Modernity
Post-Industrialism and the New Class
The Coming of Post-Industrial Society
Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies
Postsocialist Stratification
Making Capitalism without Capitalists
Post-Modernity and High Modernity
The Evolution of Modern Stratification Systems
Social Justice and Social Divisions
The Death of Class
Theoretical and Empirical Explorations in the 'Meta-Change' of Modern Society
Globalization and Inequality
Globalism's Discontents
The New Geography of Global Income Inequality
Does Poverty Cause Terrorism? The Economics and the Education of Suicide Bombers
About the Book and Our New Series of Inequality Readers
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